[OPINION] French Elites Shed Light on Role of Western Media in Distorting Events in Syria

During the symposium, which was held at Dar al-Assad for Culture and Arts on Saturday in Damascus, Syria, French novelists, Frederic Pichon, and, Richard Millet, reviewed role of the western media, the French in particular, in conveying a misleading image of the fact of what is going on in Syria during the past years, calling for enhancing communication between the Syrian and French media institutions to raise the awareness of the European public opinion. Continue reading

Macron Warns of Syria ‘Red line’ After Talks With Putin

French President Emmanuel Macron warned on Monday that there would be an “immediate response” to any use of chemical weapons in Syria, after holding his first face-to-face talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. Speaking at a tense press conference in Versailles alongside Mr Putin, Mr Macron said they had a “frank exchange”, which covered contentious issues like the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and Russia’s alleged election meddling.

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